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Byzantine Empire /
Leo 2
Full name: Flavius Leo

(468-474) Byzantine emperor for 10 months through 474.
Dying at the age of 7, he managed to do nothing in his short reign. With him, his father, Zeno, was able to succeed as emperor.

468: Born as son of Zeno, leader of the Isaurians, and Ariadne, daughter of Emperor Leo 1.
473: Leo is apointed co-ruler and heir by Leo 1, being only 5 years old.
474 January 18: Leo 1 dies, and Leo 2 becomes new emperor, and his father, Zeno, co-emperor.
November 17: Dies from an unknown disease. Zeno manages to take control of the throne.

By Tore Kjeilen